Berkeley Number Theory Seminar, Spring 2019

This weekly seminar is organized by Sug Woo Shin and Koji Shimizu.

Topic

The topic for this semester is Hodge cycles on abelian varieties. You can download a copy of the main paper on campus. For a plan of the series, please click here. The first meeting of the seminar will be on January 23. Please come to volunteer a talk.

Schedule (Wednesday 3:40-5:00pm, 748 Evans)

Date Speaker Topic
January 23 Koji Shimizu Introduction and organization (plan, notes1, notes2)
January 30 David Corwin Review of cohomology (notes)
February 6 Koji Shimizu Absolute Hodge cycles (notes1, notes2)
February 13 Ian Gleason Main theorem and Principle B (notes)
February 20 at 3:10-4pm at 740 Evans Yanshuai Qin Review of complex abelian varieties (notes)
February 27 Roy Zhao Hodge structures and the Mumford-Tate groups (notes)
March 6 No Talk Arizona Winter School
March 13 Alex Carney Absolute Hodge cycles on abelian varieties of CM-type I (notes)
March 20 Sander Mack-Crane Absolute Hodge cycles on abelian varieties of CM-type II (notes)
March 27 No Talk Spring Recess
April 3 Dong Gyu Lim Absolute Hodge cycles on abelian varieties of CM-type III (notes)
April 10 (special talk) Jeffrey Lagarias (U Michigan) Distribution of Farey fractions
April 17 Alex Youcis Absolute Hodge cycles on general abelian varieties
April 24 Zixin Jiang Algebraicity of values of the Gamma function I
May 1 Rahal Dalal Algebraicity of values of the Gamma function II


Past seminars

Fall 2018

Spring 2018

Fall 2017

Spring 2017

Fall 2016

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015